Zeituni Onyango

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GOP Rep: Get Obama's 'Drunken Uncle' Down Here

Steve King thinks there's a double standard here

(Newser) - Rep. Steve King thinks President Obama's latest family embarrassment, the boozing Onyango Obama, is getting preferential treatment in his drunk-driving case, so the Iowa Republican wants to give him a little more special attention—in the way of a House hearing. "We have to bring drunken 'Uncle... More »

Illegal Obama Uncle Had SSN, License

Obama Onyango had valid Social Security number for 19 years

(Newser) - The headline birthers dream of—"Illegal Kenyan Immigrant Obama Busted"—has become reality with the arrest of a relative of President Obama's in Massachusetts. Obama Onyango, a half-brother of Obama's father, was charged last week with drunk driving after nearly slamming his SUV into a police... More »

Obama's Aunt: Make Me a Citizen

Illegal immigrant Zeituni Onyango says nephew pulled no strings

(Newser) - President Obama's aunt Zeituni Onyango, an illegal immigrant living in public housing, is unapologetic about her situation and says her nephew hasn't been helping her fight to stay in the US. An immigration judge granted her asylum this year. "Obama did not know my whereabouts," the Kenyan native... More »

Obama's Aunt Can Stay in US

Zeituni Onyango granted asylum

(Newser) - Barack Obama's aunt, has received permission to stay in the US. An immigration judge granted Zeituni Onyango's plea for asylum today, agreeing with her lawyer's arguments that she would face tribal violence if she returned home to Kenya. Oyanga was not well known to her nephew, but she became a... More »

Obama's Aunt Makes Second Plea for Asylum

Kenyan immigrant was ordered deported in 2004, but stayed

(Newser) - President Obama's Kenyan aunt is going before a Massachusetts immigration judge today for a second time to argue she should be allowed to stay in the US. Kenya native Zeituni Onyango is making her case this morning in US Immigration Court in Boston on medical grounds. She moved to the... More »

Obama Aunt Can Stay in US Until 2010, Court Rules

Onyango continues effort to appeal deportation order

(Newser) - President Obama’s aunt has been granted another year in the US, the Boston Herald reports. A judge today set Feb. 4, 2010, as the date for a hearing on Zeituni Onyango's appeal of a 2004 deportation order, clearing Onyango to live in the country until then. "Praise God,... More »

Obama: No Exception for Illegal Aunt

He's concerned, but 'laws have to be obeyed,' he tells Couric

(Newser) - If his aunt is violating immigration laws by living in the US illegally, "those laws have to be obeyed," Barack Obama declared yesterday. Obama made the remark during an interview last night with Katie Couric, during which he also expressed concern for his aunt Zeituni Onyango of Kenya,... More »

Obama's Aunt Is Living Illegally in US

Kenyan aunt's application for asylum was rejected in 2004

(Newser) - Barack Obama's Kenyan aunt has been living illegally in the US since 2004, the AP reports. Zeituni Onyango—affectionately referred to as "Auntie Zeituni" in the candidate's memoir—has been living in a Boston housing estate for the last 4 years, despite having been ordered to leave the US... More »

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